José de Mello Group distinguishes the best startups from Grow ecosystem

Nov 17, 2021

Yesterday, José de Mello Group promoted the awarding ceremony of Grow Innovation Award, which aims to recognize the two best startups that participated in the Grow program and carried out pilots within the Group’ companies.

After the pitch presentation by each of the four finalist startups – Biosurfit, Clynx, Matereo and Vialytics -, the jury decided to give first place to Clynx and second place to Vialytics, which received a monetary prize of 15 thousand and 6 thousand euros, respectively.

The jury’s decision considered the intrinsic potential of each startup and the results of the pilot projects.

Grow Innovation Award is an initiative supported by the Amélia de Mello Foundation, reinforcing its contribution to the promotion of entrepreneurship.

Salvador de Mello, CEO at the José de Mello Group, considers that “Grow Innovation Award reinforces our long-standing commitment to Innovation, an essential pillar of the Group’s strategy.”

Launched in February 2017, Grow connects the Group’ companies to the startup ecosystem, supporting and accelerating the development of innovative projects.

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